The youth-led fresh market at 423 N. Laramie Ave. recently hosted a fall family festival. They hope to have a permanent structure after raising over $660,000 with the help of former Bears linebacker Sam Acho. Visit the market Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 to 6 p.m.
The sports, education and wellness facility at 1841 N. Laramie will open in fall 2022. It will feature 150,000-square-feet of indoor space, new outdoor turf fields and Chicago’s only FIFA regulation turf arena for year-round indoor sport. The campus also will house after-school programming for more than 400 youth and offer over 100 free community hours per week. The Fire will offer more than 20 hours per week of free soccer programming for the community.
By The Hand Club For Kids broke ground over the weekend on a new $8 million, 30,000-square-foot addition to its 416 N. Laramie Avenue location. The expansion will allow Moving Everest Charter School, who leases the facility during the day, to serve another 270 students in sixth through eighth grade starting in August 2020.
The young people who created the winning organ donation posters while participating in By The Hand Club For Kids will present them Tuesday to Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White in downtown Chicago.
The Trump official visited a program operated by By The Hand Club for Kids, which is located in an Opportunity Zone. Businesses and groups that invest in Opportunity Zones are eligible for tax breaks under the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
The first 100 youth between ages 16 and 21 to arrive today, March 26, between 10:30 and 11 a.m. will be guaranteed summer job registration. There will also be a youth town hall during the free event, which ends at 4 p.m. and will be held at By the Hand Club for Kids at 415 N. Laramie